Articles tagged with "Christmas"
Community partners, corporate sponsors, senior volunteers and activities organisers came together to celebrate the success of Crisis at Christmas 2012 at RichMix in Shoreditch, London.
Seventy Crisis at Christmas volunteers have taken to Facebook to share their thoughts and experiences of this year's event.
Thousands of homeless people visited our Crisis at Christmas centres in December 2012 with all our residential centres filled to capacity and day centres busy throughout the whole week.
Crisis at Christmas has begun welcoming homeless guests to its centres across London.
Thousands of pounds have been raised thanks to the stars and audience of Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.
This year Crisis at Christmas will have five day centres and as per usual there will be a shuttle bus service to pick up volunteers and guests and transport them to the appropriate centre.
Meet Crisis Presents special guest artist Emeli Sande
17.12.12| Topics: Christmas
Two pairs of meet & greet passes to meet Emeli Sande before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December are now up for auction.
Chance to get your hands on some famous mince pies
11.12.12| Topics: Christmas
A marathon like no other - a 72 hour mince pie marathon - kicked off at midday today and is set to raise cash for Crisis this Christmas.
Homelessness charity Crisis urgently needs to find a building to house 150 homeless people over Christmas after one of its nine centres failed a fire safety check.
Crisis Skylight Newcastle busier than ever this Christmas
07.12.12| Topics: Christmas
Crisis Skylight Newcastle is braced for its busiest Christmas ever, opening its doors to 300 homeless people over the festive period.
Sir Ian McKellen narrates Christmas TV ad
28.11.12| Topics: Christmas
World renowned actor Sir Ian McKellen has narrated the first ever Crisis at Christmas TV advert which Crisis supporters now have the chance to preview on YouTube before it is broadcast in December.
This year Crisis will host Carol Services in the historic surrounds of London's Southwark Cathedral and The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas in Newcastle.
Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Make a real difference and buy a Crisis Christmas present.
Crisis Skylight Cafe Newcastle is holding a winter pork feast to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas period, Crisis' busiest time of year.
Londoners are being urged to donate food, clothing, toiletries and other essential items at their local Safestore branch to benefit over 3,000 guests of Crisis at Christmas.
For the 2012 Crisis at Christmas Appeal, supporters can reserve a place for a homeless person at Crisis at Christmas for £20.48. With homelessness on the rise, more guests are expected than ever - please reserve a place now.
Applications are now open for volunteers to sign up to Crisis at Christmas 2012 which runs from 23-30 December in centres across London.
Buildings needed to give homeless guests a Christmas
08.10.12| Topics: Christmas
Buildings across the capital are needed to provide shelter and crucial services for homeless and vulnerably housed guests as preparations for Crisis at Christmas get underway.
Admired and longstanding Crisis volunteer remembered
30.05.12| Topics: Christmas
Jonathan Gammon, a longstanding Crisis at Christmas volunteer, is to be remembered for his dynamism and commitment, after the sad news of his death reached Crisis last month.
The 40th Crisis at Christmas welcomed 3,200 homeless people through the doors of its day and residential centres, while an army of 8,000 volunteers offered guests hot food, entertainment, companionship and a wide range of services including vital medical assistance, general wellbeing and housing and job advice.
Crisis has launched its invitation for homeless and vulnerably housed people to attend the charity's 40th Crisis at Christmas event.
Winners announced for Crisis Stand Up and Rock competition
14.11.11| Topics: Christmas
Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @clashohyeah and @boundfornowhere have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Stand Up and Rock - a music and comedy gig featuring Paul Weller, Tim Minchin, Graham Coxon and Jo Brand - all hosted by Ross Noble on 20 December at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in London.
The 2011 Crisis Carol Service will take place in the spectacular surroundings of Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 10 December, 6.30pm.
A video looking back at 40 years of Crisis at Christmas, with early footage from the birth of the event. Presented by Gabby Logan.
Crisis has launched a video on the making of this year's Crisis christmas card onto YouTube.
Gabby Logan welcomed Crisis at Christmas guest turned volunteer Naomi O'Connor and Head of Crisis at Christmas Mick Bateman onto the sofa on Channel 5's Wright Stuff Extra to talk about the life-changing effect the charity has on homeless people's lives.
Celebrities including Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Matthew Kelly, Joe Swash and boy band Blue are participating in our 2011 Christmas e-card campaign, designed to raise over 650,000 pounds from corporate supporters in the City of London.
Applications have opened for volunteers to sign up to help over 3,000 homeless people for the 40th Crisis at Christmas which runs from 23-30 December across London this year.
Crisis kicked off its 40th anniversary celebrations with The Big Thank You - a free event to give something back to the volunteers that have made Crisis at Christmas happen over the past four decades.
Final statistics for Crisis at Christmas 2010 have been collated by Crisis.
Crisis received lots of important coverage over the Christmas period, here's a selection of the best.
Celebrity 'word nuts' reinvent the online crossword for Crisis
06.01.11| Topics: Campaign
Celebrity wordsmiths David Mitchell, Ian Hislop, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Danny Wallace feature in a new online crossword game to help Crisis At Christmas 2010.
As doors close for Crisis at Christmas 2010 Crisis statistics reveal hundreds of homeless people have accessed services this year.
'Chorus of Light' concert to raise money for Crisis
23.11.10| Topics: Christmas
The community choral society Vox Holloway, based at St Luke's church, in North London, is putting on a 'Chorus of Light' concert on Sunday 28 November.
Being homeless, freezing and hungry can make Christmas a desperate time - but a place at Crisis At Christmas can be the start of a whole new life.
Crisis has been donated two vans by CitySprint, to aid their distribution of essential supplies over this year's Crisis at Christmas.